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Description of Rhododendron 'Peppermint Twist'

R. 'Peppermint Twist' 
Photo by: Harold Greer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

hyperythrum x Princess Elizabeth 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, pink with a white throat and red spotting on dorsal lobe, ages to white with pale pink margins. Trusses hold 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, de-curved margins, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, glossy green, retained for 2 years. Rounded, dense habit. Tolerates humidity well. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Thornton 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 982 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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